Global admirers and devotees abound for Marta Stewart, making her a generally adored celebrity.
Still, many are calling her “tone-deaf” over a social media post she made while in Greenland.
Though her May swimsuit cover for Sports Illustrated garnered a lot of praise, the 82-year-old’s most recent Instagram post hasn’t generated the same level of enthusiasm.
Stewart posted a selfie during her cruise around Greenland’s eastern shore on Tuesday, August 29. The entrepreneur and TV personality is shown in one of numerous pictures having a beverage. The caption reads:
“End of the first zodiac cruise from @swanhelleniccruises into a very beautiful fjord on the east coast of greenland. We actually captured a small iceberg for our cocktails tonight.”
Even though Stewart probably meant her post to be harmless, it quickly became a target of her followers’ ire since they thought it was tasteless to use the “small iceberg” as a garnish for her drink.
Almost immediately after saying that the “ice caps are melting,” Stewart’s comment section was flooded with individuals criticizing her for referring to a tiny iceberg.
“Martha the ice caps are melting don’t put them in your drink,” one Instagram user wrote.
Another added: “I generally love Martha and the excesses of her life because he’s about beautiful gardens, homes, and food, but wealthy white people drinking their iceberg cocktails while the planet is in flames is a bit tone deaf.“
“So as the climate warms due to the profits of a couple thousand people, billionaires vacation to the melting icebergs, scoop them up and use them to keep their cocktails cold. That sounds like a line from a dystopian novel. Can’t make this shit up lol,” a third quipped.
“Global warming and melting ice caps but we need glacier ice for cocktails?! Talk about tone def. Been a fan for years but I’ve seen enough caviar lately as I struggle to buy groceries that I’m out,” said a fourth.
Stewart made headlines in May when she boldly posed for the cover of Sports Illustrated while wearing skimpy bikinis. Additionally, the then-81-year-old revealed her previous stringent wellness regimen.
“I didn’t starve myself, but I didn’t eat any bread or pasta for a couple of months,” Stewart mentioned during an appearance on the Today show.
“I went to Pilates every other day, and that was great; I’m still going to Pilates every other day ’cause it’s so great. And I just, I live a clean life anyway – good diet and good exercise and healthy skincare and all of that stuff.”
Stewart discussed the positive reception of the “authentic” cover with attendees of the Las Vegas event during her keynote speech.
“The response to it was really encouraging because it made women of all ages feel like, ‘If she can do it, then I can do it too,’” Stewart noted.
On Thursday, you can find Martha Stewart, 81 years old, featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, which is a fashion publication.
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